Duisburg (DE)

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In 1965.
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Duisburg is a German city (486,855 inhabitants in 2013) in the western part of the Ruhr Area in North Rhine-Westphalia. Historically a Kreis in the District of Düsseldorf, Rheinland province in Prussia. Since 1 January 1975, Duisburg has been divided into seven districts or boroughs (Stadtbezirk) from the north to the south (2008 population):

  • Walsum (51,528)
  • Hamborn (71,528)
  • Meiderich/Beeck (73,881)
  • Homberg/Ruhrort/Baerl (41,153)
  • Duisburg-Mitte (105,961)
  • Rheinhausen (77,933)
  • Duisburg-Süd (73,321)


Unified Germany

Meter Cancels

Meter cancel Duisburg, 2000.
Meter cancel Duisburg, 2001.
World Music Days 23 Jun - 2 Jul 1995, Duisburg 9 Aug 1995
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Meter cancel Duisburg, 2001.

Federal Republic of Germany

1954 Duisburg-Meiderich
Music festival WDR and the town of Duisburg 1-9 Jun 1985

Cards and Covers

1965 Duisburg to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Postal code: 41. Slogan cancel "Tiergarten Duisburg".

Allied Occupied Germany

Postmarks

Duisburg belonged to RPD Düsseldorf, PLZ 22a, in the British Zone of occupation.

DUISBURG 1 z ()2. 46. - 9
Early Cancel August 1945 Duisburg 1 z
DUISBURG 1 (oo) 15.5. 46. - 19

Slogan Postmarks

"Vergiss nicht Strasse und Hausnummer anzugeben"

Commemorative Sheet

BUND DEUTSCHER PHILATELISTEN NORDRHEINPROVINZ-WESTFALEN, Niederrheinische Philatelistentagung 11. und 12. Mai 1946 in Duisburg

Cards and Covers

Special Cancel (Sonderstempel) Briefmarkausstellung 20. Okt. 1946 Duisburg-Ruhrort
Special Cancels (Sonderstempel) Briefmarkausstellung 20. Okt. 1946 Duisburg-Ruhrort along with DUISBURG-RUHRORT Tag der Briefmarke Philatelisten Tagen 20. Okt. 1946
The frontside of card on left DUISBURG 1 oo 17.10.46.-19

Postmarks in German Empire

Bridge in May 1919 on War Charity.

HAMBORN

Hamborn is a district (76,144 inhabitants end 2016) of Duisburg, incorporated into Duisburg in 1929. Since 1 January 1975, has been one of 7 districts or boroughs (Stadtbezirk) of Duisburg.

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Bridge HAMBORN in 1922.


RUHRORT

Ruhrort is a district (5.636 inhabitants end 2016) in the borough of Homberg/Ruhrort/Baerl within the city of Duisburg situated north of the confluence of the Ruhr and the Rhine, in the western part of the Ruhr area. Ruhrort has the largest river harbour in the World, with quays extending nearly 40 km along the river, and it is the principal inland shipping port in Germany.

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DC RUHRORT on 1872 issue.

Postmarks in North German Confederation (1868-1871)

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MEIDERICH

The MEIDERICH post office opened in September 1862.

Frame on the 1869 issue.

Kingdom of Prussia

The DUISBURG Kreis, District of Düsseldorf, used a code 358. The RUHRORT Kreis used a code 1272. The HOMBERG R.B. DÜSSELDORF , Kreis Mörs, used a code 1679. The MEIDERICH post office opened in September 1862. The DUISBURG-HOCHFELD post office opened in June 1867.

Frame DUISBURG 8 8*7-8 in 1854.


Cover

1854 Duisburg stampless folded letter